2022 first-prize winner Shloka Dhar

The King Awards: Long may they reign

April 20, 2023

The King Awards and Exhibition have been celebrating CU Boulder students’ artwork for more than a decade. Learn more about the history of the program.

Drum set

CU Boulder faculty Paul Romaine appears on all-star jazz album

March 29, 2023

CU Boulder lecturer and drummer Paul Romaine is part of the quintet featured on the just-released all-star jazz recording Denver Sessions.

Black man leading an African dance performance

Expanding the student experience through world music

March 14, 2023

CU Boulder's world music ensembles mark three decades of exploring artistic identity, intercultural collaboration, global pedagogy and multidisciplinary approaches to music-making at the College of Music.

Johnette Martin and Jessica Quah working in the American Music Research Center collections

Doctoral students gain professional experience in archives

Dec. 15, 2022

For musicology students Johnette Martin and Jessica Quah, working in the American Music Research Center archives has deepened their understanding of Colorado's history and how music has played a part in that history.

Dance students sit in a studio, listening to instructor

Faces of community-engaged scholarship: Jesús Muñoz

Nov. 11, 2022

Read a Q&A highlighting graduate student Jesús Muñoz, a ballet and modern dancer with roots in Mexican and Cuban folkloric, Afro-Cuban and Cuban popular and contemporary dance, who wanted to connect his thesis to communities outside of academia.

Archie Christie, Major Belcher, Mr. Bates (secretary) and Agatha Christie

Notion of intimacy between rivals sparks basis for novel

March 31, 2022

The real-life disappearance of Agatha Christie inspired Nina de Gramont—a one-time CU Boulder creative writing student, who now has a New York Times bestselling novel, “The Christie Affair.”

New Washington Park mural in Denver

Work of JILA's Cindy Regal inspires Denver mural

Feb. 8, 2022

Cindy Regal, a fellow at JILA, has helped consult on a new mural placed in Washington Park in Denver, Colorado.

Swallows on a power line

Interactive website immerses viewers in the world of barn swallows

Oct. 18, 2021

The honors project of Avani Fachon, a CU undergraduate in ecology and evolutionary biology, shines light on the interaction between humans and barn swallows.

Chicana Light project

ATLAS graduate project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 13, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez’s project, “Chicana Light,” which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado, is also “a love letter” to her parents, who were activists in the movement.

Rae Lewark performing underwater

Graduate dives deep for water conservation awareness

June 21, 2021

Students go to great lengths to create their honor’s theses. Combining her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression and the element of water, Rae Lewark tells the story of water's lifecycle through free diving and dance.